Simple sweet and sour pork

This is a classic sweet and sour pork recipe.  Although you could easily substitute chicken, fish or beef for the pork.

SERVES6
TIME TO MAKE30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPEDinner
TIME TO MAKE30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPEDinner

Method

  1. Place pineapple (with juice), soy sauce, vinegar, tomato sauce and ginger in a small pot and bring to a boil. 
  2. Wet the cornflour with a little water and slowly pour into the simmering sauce, stirring constantly until thickened, then remove from the heat. 
  3. Heat oil in a large frying pan or wok. 
  4. Add pork and brown on all sides then remove from pan. 
  5. Add vegetables to the pan and cook until tender. 
  6. Add the pork back into the pan along with the sauce and heat through. 
  7. Serve with brown rice.

Tips

  • If fresh ginger is not available, use 2 tsp crushed ginger from a jar instead.
  • 1 650g can 
    pineapple in juice
  • 1 tbsp
    soy sauce, low salt
  • 2 tbsp
    vinegar
  • 2 tbsp
    tomato sauce
  • 2 tsp
    chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp
    cornflour
  • 1 1/2 tbsp
    oil
  • 750 g
    lean pork, sliced
  • 8 cups
    chopped mixed vegetables (fresh or frozen)
Per serve
  • Energy
    2081kJ
  • Total Fat
    16.7g
  • Saturated Fat
    5.6g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    45.5g
  • Sugars
    23.8g
  • Dietary Fibre
    10.3g
  • Protein
    44.5g
  • Sodium
    51mg